AN OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT FOR BANNING SIGHTSEEING HELICOPTERS
New Yorkers turned out in droves on November 12th to support two bills – Intro 858-2015 and 859-2015 - that would stop the noise and air pollution generated by tourist helicopters. If the two bills are passed by the City Council, they would prohibit the operation of Stage 1 and Stage 2 sightseeing helicopters, the loudest and most polluting helicopter types in use, and the operation of Stage 3 helicopters would also be banned subject to approvel by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation.
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THE BROOKLYN HEIGHTS BRANCH LIBRARY REDEVELOPMENT REACHED THE FINAL STAGE OF THE PUBLIC REVIEW PROCESS. BHA SPEAKS AT THE PUBLIC HEARING HELD BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON NOVEMBER 18, 2015 (read more).
Posted on 11/25/15
The BHA is sponsoring Cocktails and Conversation: An Evening to Honor NYC's First Historic District on Monday, November 23rd in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the designation of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District and of the NYC Landmarks Law.
Posted on 11/20/15
SLOW ZONE COMING TO BROOKLYN HEIGHTS IN LATE SEPTEMBER
The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced it will begin implementing the Slow Zone in Brooklyn Heights this month. The speed limit on all streets will be lowered to 20 mph and 21 speed bumps installed starting in late September
Posted on 9/18/15
HELICOPTER NOISE POLLUTION: Tourist helicopters operating at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport remain a major nuisance to our quality of life in Brooklyn Heights. Relief could come with new legislation being proposed by NYC Council Members to regulate the tourist helicopter industry.
Posted on 8/24/15
PUBLIC REVIEW PROCESS CONTINUES REGARDING THE BROOKLYN HEIGHTS BRANCH LIBRARY REDEVELOPMENT. BHA SPEAKS AT THE PUBLIC HEARING HELD BY BOROUGH PRESIDENT ERIC ADAMS ON AUGUST 18, 2015
Posted on 8/19/15